1. TOTBOX Training & Consulting
2. Understand why you feel bombarded…
Information flow is not going to decrease
Our ability to process information is limited.
“One third of managers are victims of "Information Fatigue Syndrome." 49 percent said
they are unable to handle the vast amounts of information received. 33 percent of
managers were suffering ill health as a direct result of information overload. 62
percent admitted their business and social relationships suffer. 66 percent reported
tension with colleagues and diminished job satisfaction. 43 percent think that
important decisions are delayed and their abilities to make decisions are affected
as a result of having too much information. (Reuters's "Dying for Business"
“...a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention...”
― Herbert A. Simon
3. Overcome your Productivity Obstacles
Ask yourself “is what I am doing right now moving me towards my goals
“To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the
outcome, not the obstacles.”
― T.F. Hodge,
4. Accelerate your productivity
"The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do
what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while
they do it."- Theodore Roosevelt
Eliminate distractions & interruptions so you can focus
5. Tame the Message Beast
"The best way to break a bad habit is to drop it." -- Leo Aikmain
Be Proactive, not reactive…schedule 3 or 4 short segments into your day to
manage incoming messages, then turn off your email notifications and focus
on the work. TAKE CONTROL
6. Budget your time like it was your money
Focus on the tasks that get you to your goals…
“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour
― Zig Ziglar
7. Keep in Touch!
A 2-minute phone conversation may save you hours of distracted messaging.
Know when to pick up the phone.
“The medium obscures the message.”
― Christopher Moore
8. Stick to your plan
“Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way,
ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future."
- Deepak Chopra
9. Want More
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